For Kids

The Junior Ranger Program is for young visitors who are interested in learning about the Centennial of the National Park Service, and the Historical Preservation Act.The Junior Ranger Programs pictured below are designed to be completed cooperatively with parents or other adults and is a great way for families to learn about the various topics.

How to become a First State NHP Junior Ranger:

  1. Visit one of the seven sites located in First State National Historical Park.
  2. Stop by the sites welcome center to grab your free Centennial Junior Ranger Book or National Historic Preservation Act Junior Ranger Book, or download it using the pictures below.
  3. Complete activities in the booklet.
  4. Show your completed booklet to a staff member at one of the seven sites located throughout First State.
  5. Recite the Junior Ranger Pledge and receive your official First State Junior Ranger Badge!

Last updated: July 19, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

New Castle Court House Museum
211 Delaware Street

New Castle, DE 19720


(302) 544-6363
This phone number is not staffed. You can leave a message on the park's main phone number (302-544-6363) and we will return your call as soon as possible. If you are visiting one of the seven sites, and need specific information, please refer to the "Places to Go" page for phone numbers and addresses of each site.

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